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October Messenger


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October Messenger

  1. 1. A Tradition of Excellence & Equity Volume 1, Issue 1 October 2011 Middle School Messenger PTA News Principal’s Message A reminder that school pictures are October 5th.Dear Parents, Grades will be posted on occur that would require Yearbook order forms are the parent portal on Oc- our evacuation, only par- out! We encourage all Welcome! I am ex- tober 14. Please call or ents would be allowed to parents to order online.cited about our 2011- email the appropriate pick up their own child. The website is2012 year. I have visited teacher if you have any Students will not be re-with our new 5th grad- questions; each teacher leased to friends or www.jostensyearbooks.comers; they are a great has their own voice mail Please feel free box to record your mes- Seventh graders will Thank you for supportingto join your child for sage. The Parent Portal have their first dance the wrapping paper sale.lunch any day. is also available if you from 7:00—9:30 pm on All order forms are due by We get into full swing have internet service. October 21. A letter will October October with our ex- You may sign up for be sent to all 7th gradetra-curricular activities. your individualized pass- parents regarding the On Facebook? PleasePlease keep the calendar word in our office dur- event. Parents are wel- “Like” Cazenovia Middleincluded in this newslet- ing our regular business come to attend. School PTA for additionalter as a reference. Per- hours. Please call us PTA News.mission from home is We will have a half with questions orrequired to stay after day of school on Octo- concerns (655-school and a student ber 20 for parent con- 1324). Our websitemust be with a teacher ferences. Students will offers importantduring this time. We do be dismissed at approxi- information thatnot allow students to mately 10:45 am. you will find helpfulwalk to the library or During the morning town without writ- of October 20th, ourten permission. Please students will participateremember, too, that stu- in our annual shelteringdents may not ride home drill and early dismissalon the bus with a friend drill. This exercise is November 3—4:30 pmdue to our bus’s capac- designed to practice Sincerely, November 4—7:00 pmity. Your cooperation in procedures in the event Jean J. Regan November 5—2:00 pmkeeping track of our kids that we have an incident Principalis appreciated. that would require us to Reserved Seating $5.00 The first interim pe- gather in one place. Call 655-1324 x3334riod ends in October 7. Should a real emergency
  2. 2. Google Apps Are Here! You’ve all probably heard about it students need to remember only one tached to an event on their class cal-by now. Maybe your child(ren), a user id and one password. Previously, endars, depending on how theteacher or a friend told you. Google we had two - one for the network teacher has set it up. Students needApps is the new Buzz at the Middle and one for BlackBoard. to remember two things: name theirSchool! Students can sign on to our closed homework using the format the To give you some background, the system through the Cazenovia web teacher has shown them and sharedistrict was looking for some way to page at All in- their completed work with theirmake sharing information and home- formation included in our system can teacher. All students have beenwork easier for the only be seen shown how to do this. If they havestudents, parents by people any problems doing either of these,and teachers. Google who have please have them let their teacherApps fit the bill be- accounts know.cause it is internet- through the That’s the quick overview. If youbased. That means school. It is have any questions, we are here tothat it has a format not open to help.that any machine (PC the rest ofor Mac ) can read. It the world.has already saved us Once signedfrom many of the format issues we in, students can find homework as-have seen in the past. In addition, signments in their Documents or at-Look Who Jumped Off the Page and Onto The Stage Coming Soon…… Seussical Jr. Once you watch the musical Sour Kangaroo), Julia Wilson (Mayzie Yates, Ari Becker, McKinley Denni-Seussical, you’ll be dying to get back LaBird), Dan McKillop (The Mayor) son, Maleigha Ellithorpe, Mackensiehome and reread all your old favor- and Mimi Gabor (Mrs. Mayor), Jake Gregg, Janie Kempf, Elizabeth Rihaite Dr. Seuss books. This musical has Bosworth, Geoff Christensen, John and Hannah magical, entertaining song after Henry Light-Olson and Adam Race The Cazenovia Junior High Dramaanother while leading the audience portray the “Wickersham Brothers” Club will hold three performance ofon a journey through Horton’s big- and “The Bird Girls” include Anna Seussical the Musical:hearted idealism, the Who’s danger- Barrett, Caeli Carroll, Sophia Carroll,ous predicament, JoJo’s controver- Lucy Connor, Hope Earley, Faith Thursday, November 3rd at 4:30 pmsial “thinks”, and a total of seven- Gara, Katie Hopsicker, Alli Karmis, Friday, November 4th at 7:00 pmteen Dr. Seuss stories! Siobhan Kiernan, Emily Mahoney Saturday, November 5th at 2:00 pm The junior high cast of “Seuss” and Katie Marshall.characters include Trevor Nourse Other Middle School students in Tickets are $5.00 for reserved(The Cat in the Hat), Tim Kempton the roles of Jungle Animals and Who seating and can be purchased by(Horton the Elephant), Zachary Max- Families are Molly Carges, Olivia Ca- calling the box office at 655-1324well (JoJo), Emily Kielbasinski tania, Megan Henderson, Joanna x3334.(Gertrude McFuzz), Lillie Hunt (The Seeley, Danielle Tedesco, DelaneyPage 2 Middle School Messenger
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  4. 4. October2011Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 School Pictures Q1 Interim Ends PTA Meeting 7:00 pm 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Columbus Day Staff Dev. Wrapping Paper Interim Reports No School No School Sale Ends available on Powerschool 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 1/2 Day Parent 7th Grade Dance Conferences 7:00—9:30 pm 10:45 Dismissal 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31